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Smashing Magazine | Web Design & Development

  We always try our best to challenge your artistic abilities and produce some interesting, beautiful and creative artwork. And as designers we usually turn to different sources of inspirati

  Like most web developers, I spend my days giving instructions to computers. These instructions generally involve some input (a request for a web page), some logic (get the right content fr

  Selling your services as a freelancer or a small shop is tough enough as it is. Selling to a small-town business that might not even see the need for a website adds an extra level of diffi

  Look at your calendar. If you’re anything like me, all you see are meetings, places to go, things to do, people to meet and not a lot of white space. Few people love their calendar. So,

  No person is immune from the influence of the people and groups they encounter. As much as we would like to think that every thought we have is original, that every opinion we express is i

456 Berea St. | Web Standards

Most web developers currently use vendor prefixes in CSS to enable certain features in some browsers. That’s fine, but sometimes I see code examples and prefix-adding tools that go a bit overboard w

In a couple of recent projects I’ve faced designs where the main navigation bar gave me more trouble than usual. These are the prerequisites that make the problem tricky to solve: The navbar is

Over six years ago I wrote a short post about preventing HTML tables from becoming too wide. The solutions I offered in that post involve using table-layout:fixed to lock down the width of tables. Whi

When trying to force an element to always extend to the height of its parent I ran into some peculiar browser behaviour that I thought was worth mentioning. Here’s the situation: The parent eleme

Allowing images to scale along with their container is an important part of responsive web design (and was so even before the term “responsive web design” existed). It’s really quite easy – al

W3C | Web Standards

The HTML Working Group invites implementation of the Candidate Recommendation of HTML5. This specification defines the 5th major revision of the core language of the World Wide Web: the Hypertext Mark

The First Public Working Draft of Developers’ Guide to Features of Web Accessibility Evaluation Tools was published today by the Evaluation and Repair Tools Working Group (ERT WG). The document

The Web Application Security Working Group has published a First Public Working Draft of Mixed Content. This specification details how user agents can mitigate risks to security and privacy by limitin

The HTML Working Group invites implementation of the Candidate Recommendation of Polyglot Markup: A robust profile of the HTML5 vocabulary. It is sometimes valuable to be able to serve HTML5 documents

The Internationalization Working Group has published a Working Draft of Character Model for the World Wide Web: String Matching and Searching. This document builds upon on Character Model for the Worl

CMS Wire | Content Management

Advertisers are becoming more sophisticated in their Facebook advertising strategy. That’s one of the key takeaways in the latest data about global Facebook advertising from social marketing sof

Salesforce announced plans for a new drag-and-drop mapping option to Journey Builder today, one of several new features that should make the tool more user friendly for marketers.The new tool gives u

Boring, Drab. Interminable. And the next big thing in marketing.Annual reports have traditionally filled a dull, unassuming niche in a company’s marketing efforts — if it held any place at

Content marketing is so perplexing to today’s marketers that we’ve published 140 stories on the subject in the last year and a half. Yet a lot of marketers seem frustrated by lacklus

“Big Data” and “Small Returns” are two labels you won’t find together in marketing literature all that often. But the reality is that’s exactly what many companies

Search Engine Watch | SEO

The same psychology that applies to crafting an engaging social media post should apply to the pages those posts lead to. Each social channel has its own culture and language. Your landing pages must

Google has announced that AdWords will begin featuring product ratings on Product Listing Ads (PLA) starting now and running through October for all advertisers who are eligible. After October, only a

The former Formula One president is suing Google because its search results still include images of him from an infamous sex orgy that included multiple prostitutes. Google says it has already removed

Quit obsessing about top rankings. If your business relies too heavily on organic search traffic from Google, maybe it's time to alleviate that dependence. Chase healthier goals: being the most compet

Social shopping sites represent a huge revenue opportunity for retailers this holiday season. Social offers lots of value in the form of branding. Start by focusing on your top products, and use searc

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